Posts tagged "front"
The Resting Animal Collection

The Resting Animal Collection

The resting animals are inspired by a series of research interviews we made with people about their objects in their homes. We found that many interesting stories were connected to the figurative objects they owned. This was interesting to look into further and we found studies that showed how people looking at pets or soft...
Products from left over material

Products from left over material

As an outcome from a workshop with the Swedish producer Swedese, the design group Front will show a couple of new pieces at the coming Stockholm Design Week. The workshop was swiveling around the excess of materials from the production at the factory. The mirror and the tables are made from the seating curve cut-offs...
Rug Parquet by Front Design

Rug Parquet by Front Design

The design group Front presents Parquet – a new line of rugs and poufs for GAN at the IMM Cologne fair. The three colorful handcrafted kilims Tetragon, Rhomb and Hexagon were inspired by patterns of classic parquet flooring. The geometrical shapes and the colours create an illusion of depth in the pattern. The irregular outlines...
A matter of balance and ice cream

A matter of balance and ice cream

Swedish designer trio Front has released two new products recently. One is a drinking service for Ballantine’s 12 whisky consisting of five pieces balancing, elegantly, one on top of the other in a seemingly magical way. Front would like to  encourage you to blend your own perfect mix of Ballantine’s 12 whisky, ice and water. The...
Front and Nendo at Axor WaterDream

Front and Nendo at Axor WaterDream

The WaterDream concept has been a distinct element of Axor’s product development cycle. Head of Axor Philippe Grohe invites design partners to think about the water experience in a completely fresh way. Using an open process that is based on dialog, Swedish design trio Front and Japanese design studio Nendo were asked to re-think the...
Front at Milan Design Week 2013

Front at Milan Design Week 2013

Swedish design group Front will present a couple of new pieces at Milan Design Week 2013. Anomaly for Moroso is a series of seats, the aesthetic expression of which is related somehow to animal forms or perhaps some unknown creature. Mobile lamp for Museo Bagatti Valsecci has a structure like a mobile, spreading light over a...
The magical world of Katja Pettersson

The magical world of Katja Pettersson

At David Report we have been fans of the work of Katja Pettersson for a long time. Katja was one of the founders of the design group FRONT back in 2003, a group she decided to leave in 2009. Since then Katja works with investigating design projects in the The Fifty Fifty Projects which combine design with a social commitment...
Frosted glass with a clear Nordic signature

Frosted glass with a clear Nordic signature

Swedish designer trio Front has made a new hand-blown glass series for Stelton. The series is called Frost and is inspired by the Scandinavian climate. The different products capture the beauty of ice crystals that form on windows on a clear and frosty winter day. When the glass is just partially frosted you get a...
A lamp with 3 million different globe shades

A lamp with 3 million different globe shades

Swedish design trio Front will present the Surface Tension Lamp during the Milan Design Week 2012. Here are their words about the lamp: A bubble is brief, and bursts at your touch. But while it lasts, it catches the light and reflects the room like a multi-coloured temporary structure. We wanted to create a constantly changing...
The Fifty Fifty Projects

The Fifty Fifty Projects

Initiated in 2010, The Fifty Fifty Projects came to life when Katja Pettersson decided to leave Front in 2009 in order to move closer to the furniture industry itself and its intricate workings, while approaching things from a different perspective. The Fift Fifty Projects is co-created with the industrial designer Anders Landström and the art...